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Debian: DSA-4613-1: libidn2 security update

Date 31 Jan 2020
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Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
A heap-based buffer overflow vulnerability was discovered in the idn2_to_ascii_4i() function in libidn2, the GNU library for Internationalized Domain Names (IDNs), which could result in denial of service, or the execution of arbitrary code when processing a long

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-4613-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
https://www.debian.org/security/                     Salvatore Bonaccorso
February 01, 2020                     https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : libidn2
CVE ID         : CVE-2019-18224
Debian Bug     : 942895

A heap-based buffer overflow vulnerability was discovered in the
idn2_to_ascii_4i() function in libidn2, the GNU library for
Internationalized Domain Names (IDNs), which could result in denial of
service, or the execution of arbitrary code when processing a long
domain string.

For the stable distribution (buster), this problem has been fixed in
version 2.0.5-1+deb10u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your libidn2 packages.

For the detailed security status of libidn2 please refer to its security
tracker page at:
https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/libidn2

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: https://www.debian.org/security/

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